Product Development Specialist

Aimmune Therapeutics

Aimmune Therapeutics

St. Louis, MO, USA
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024

We’re a leader in the pet care industry, which means we’re not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?

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Position Summary

Our Product Development Specialists bring ideas to life for both our wet and dry factories. As part of the Technical Services group, you will create the flavors, shapes and textures often innovated in marketing and so enjoyed by pets. In this role, you’ll handle various intermediate-term product developments and engineering processes for the business, as well as provide technical support to manufacturing operations. You’ll leverage your sharp science background and food formulation experience to be able to effectively qualify new raw materials and suppliers. You’ll identify and lead performance, waste reduction, and quality improvement projects to help us remain a leader on the shelf.

Buckle up, because you can expect to work on fast-paced, multi-functional teams focused on taking new products from conception to market. So, if your full potential could be unleashed, what would you add to the ‘mix’?

  • Manage development, scale up and implementation of new and existing technologies to improve the performance of existing products and develop new products
  • Explore innovative applications of pet food product/process possibilities based on current state-of-art food technology
  • Serve as technical resource for marketing to develop a robust pipeline of product development opportunities, which includes developing technical project plans and timelines for all assigned projects
  • Support product formulation including appropriate ingredient, nutritional, regulatory and analytical requirements
  • Act as ingredient lead for all assigned ingredients/raw materials, including qualification of new raw materials and suppliers
  • Proactively monitor and provide product maintenance for assigned product responsibilities requiring standardized scientific procedures
  • Initiate and implement cost reduction ideas for assigned product lines and factories

*Approximately 50% travel required


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1+ years of product development, formulation and scale-up experience, or related

The approximate pay range for this position is $73,000 to $98,000. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to knowledge, skills and abilities as well as geographic location.

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